Logania pusilla R.Br.

Tiny Logania

Prodr. 456 (1810) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Dioecious herb or weak procumbent undershrub to c. 15 cm high; branches with two lateral longitudinal ridges. Leaves with petiole 1–3 mm long; lamina narrow-elliptic to narrow-obovate, or oblong, 6–12 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, lower surface smooth, not papillate, base cuneate to attenuate, somewhat decurrent, margin slightly revolute, apex obtuse to acute. Inflorescence 1-flowered; flowers unisexual. Calyx 3–5 mm long, lobes narrow-ovate; corolla 4–8 mm long, tube 3–4.8 mm long, longer than lobes, lobes ovate to elliptic, obtuse, outer surface glabrous, inner surface sparsely hairy in tube and on basal half of lobes, hairs thick and crinkled; stamens inserted in throat of corolla-tube. Capsules 5–9 mm long. Flowers spring.

EGL, EGU. Also Qld, NSW. Confined in Victoria to heathland and heathy lowland forests near Mallacoota in the far east.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1999). Loganiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-14
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Gentianales
family Loganiaceae
genus Logania
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Logania pusilla in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Logania pusilla in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native

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New South Wales